The actress made the comments during a visit to Israel where she attended Shimon Peres' conference on Israel's place in the world
Since the start of the protests and ensuing unrest in Turkey, a peculiar tradition has emerged in Istanbul. As the soon as the clock strikes 9 p.m, a chorus of percussion – banging pots and pans – emanates from open windows in “pro-opposition” buildings. The cacophony lasts for about half an hour, sometimes more, depending on the day’s events. Its purpose: to show solidarity with the protesters in Taksim Square.
June 18, 2013
Dubai Police warned on Monday that not paying domestic helpers on time could lead them to commit serious crimes
The Levant's famous Bakdash ice cream parlour opened its Amman branch in May and has been attracting Syrians, Jordanians, and their cars, in masses
A Tunisian rapper received a two-year prison sentence for being critical about the police on Thursday.
The ever wise Sarah Palin has spoken out on the Syria conflict and offered her diplomatic prowess, advising that "Allah" should be the one who sorts out the conflict.
June 17, 2013
Saudi authorities will impose a 50% cut on Saudi pilgrims and a 20% cut on foreigners in 2013 as construction works take place in Mecca.
The popular Iranian graphic heroine did not become Iran’s new president, but the campaign to change the Islamic Republic continues
Is it not longer okay for a man to sit silently, staring, chewing down on some good old fashioned Qat? Yemeni Sara al-Zawqari has had enough!
A Saudi cleric sparked controversy on social media when he issued a fatwa (religious edict) this week barring travel to Dubai because of the spread of “immoralities” there.
Hollywood has appropriated the traditional khamsa amulet, with celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna donning the symbol.
June 16, 2013
Two Morsis walk into a mosque. One comes within reach of the other, but much to the disappointment of the Egyptian president’s look-alike, security guards block the rendezvous. It was seemingly never meant to be.
Emirati police warns against fake beggars who abuse people's generosity over Ramadan.
A new generation of natural toothbrushes might replace the traditional plastic ones thanks to a Lebanese designer.
A committee will be appointed to tackle the security issues facing the touristic site of the Giza pyramids in Egypt.